• Full name George Anthony Wolkow
  • Born 01/11/2006 in Downers Grove, IL
  • Profile Ht.: 6'7" / Wt.: 225 / Bats: L / Throws: R
  • School San Diego State
  • Drafted in the 7th round (209th overall) by the Chicago White Sox in 2023 (signed for $1,000,000).
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    School: Downers Grove (Ill.) North HS Source: HS

    Commit/Drafted: South Carolina
    Age At Draft: 17.5
    BA Grade:50/Extreme
    Tools:Hit: 40. Power: 60. Run: 50. Field: 50. Arm: 60.

    Wolkow ranked as the No. 6 player in the 2024 high school class before announcing in March 2022 that he was reclassifying for 2023. At a towering 6-foot-7, Wolkow jumps out immediately for his size and big lefthanded power. It’s an easy projection to plus raw power and not hard to envision future 70-grade power on the 20-80 scale. There are strikeouts that come with that power, and Wolkow looked overmatched at times after reclassifying, with a 33% miss rate in 24 games logged by Synergy in 2022. His swing works well for someone his size, with a chance for 35-plus home runs down the road and he did show solid on-base ability during the fall at Perfect Game’s WWBA World Championship in Jupiter, Fla. He has a strong arm that projects to be plus, with a chance to play third base, but right field is another possibility. Wolkow runs well for his size and his big, loping strides could allow him to cover solid ground in the outfield. While there’s plenty of risk in his profile given the swing-and-miss, Wolkow is exceptionally young for the class (he doesn’t turn 18 until January 2024) with massive tools to dream on. He is committed to South Carolina.

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  • OF George Wolkow assigned to ACL White Sox.
  • Chicago White Sox signed OF George Wolkow.

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